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Pedro Mateo Pedro

Dr. Pedro Mateo Pedro is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto, and the Executive Director of the Guatemala Field Station at the University of Maryland. Dr. Mateo Pedro is a native speaker of Q’anjob’al, a Mayan language of Guatemala. He received his Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of Kansas in 2010 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University in 2012. In addition to teaching at universities in Guatemala, Mexico, and the United States, he has taught courses on Mayan linguistics in different Mayan communities in Guatemala. Dr. Mateo Pedro’s work is on the documentation, description, and revitalization of Mayan languages, with special emphasis on language acquisition, languages in contact, and dialectal variation. Dr. Mateo Pedro has also worked on the production of educational materials in Mayan languages in coordination with different institutions in Guatemala, such as the Ministry of Education and the Academy of Maya Languages of Guatemala. In 2019, Mateo Pedro received an award as a distinguished professor at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Campus Altiplano.

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